The Navigation Debate is an SSAISB-sponsored event, which will be part of this year's annual AISB convention (AISB-06) in Bristol.
The event will combine two short (~40 min) talks approaching the topic from a biological and an engineering perspective. This will be followed by a public panel discussion, where academics and representatives of the industry would discuss their experience, interests, and expected future trends. An attempt will be made to create a short summary of the main ideas, questions or examples that have been brought up at any time during the event. The resulting one-page summary will be circulated to all panel members, and, if approved, published on the Web. Such a statement could facilitate the search for collaboration, point other researchers (including PhD students) to questions of interest, or give additional weight to future research (and development) proposals.
If successful, the event will become an annual feature, serving three purposes:
The members of the panel include:
The programme is expected to be as follows: